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Chez Denis

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2/3 Orford Yard | Red Lion Street, Norwich NR1 3TB, England
+44 1603 764441
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10:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wed - Sat 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Grade 2 listed building, in the centre of Norwich City Centre. Nestled in...
Grade 2 listed building, in the centre of Norwich City Centre. Nestled in Orford Yard Red Lion Street near Loose;s kitchen shop.opposite Deberhams Store.
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  • 313
    Excellent
  • 83
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Date night!

Thanks to thesis stress, I've become intolerant to just about all my favourite things, including dairy and gluten. Thus, any date night of late has generally involved me crying over a menu I can't order from while my partner puts away cheese burgers murmuring "there there". But not tonight! Oh no... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
Lauren B
Good for:
  • Special occasions
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
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English first
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Thanks to thesis stress, I've become intolerant to just about all my favourite things, including dairy and gluten. Thus, any date night of late has generally involved me crying over a menu I can't order from while my partner puts away cheese burgers murmuring "there there". But not tonight! Oh no. Tonight I polished off salted fish to start, monkfish... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I loved this place when I came a few years ago. I returned with my mother earlier in the week. Denis himself didn't seem very happy to be there. The place was looking very tired. The food was pretty good, I had the creole curry and mum had the jerk chicken. She wasn't overly enthused about the sauce the chicken... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The owners of this restaurant have been about in Norwich for some time, and they serve a good meal. The size of the menu is large, which is always a concern for me as it may suggest something on preparation. The atmosphere is always welcoming and the dishes well presented.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Visited at lunchtime with my buddy while on a round England road trip in my camper van. Denis, if you're reading this, John will send you the photo he took of you when he returns to SA. After reading some of the other reviews it seems like we happened on a gem when we stumbled on Chez Denis. Great food,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Three of us spent a superb evening at Chez Denis. This is quite a find in Norwich as there is nothing similar. If you enjoy well blended spices that excite but do not destroy the taste buds then you will enjoy the food here.Authentic St Lucian food, well presented & beautifully cooked. The salted fish to start with was particularly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

As always Denis always surprises you with his delicious cuisines. Dennis is an excellent host. The atmosphere is always perfect. We travel 18 miles to eat at the Chez Denis,and each time we never been disappointed.

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Seven of us went to Chez Denis for my Mum's 80th birthday, her daughter (myself) and my partner, 2 grandsons 16 and10 and 1 granddaughter and her boyfriend. The restaurant itself is cozy, welcoming and unpretentious. The menu was full of hopefully mouthwatering dishes (we were not disappointed), a good variety to choose from, we all love fish so this... More 

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North Walsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We went for lunch on Saturday 18th July prior to going to see Jersey Boys at the Theatre Royal in Norwich. My husband Steve and I were first attracted by the glorious aromas coming from the Bistro, we had to investigate and taste this glorious Caribbean food prior to visiting the Caribbean on a cruise in November. I decided on... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The food is delicious, the service attentive and Denis is a marvellous host. Next stop St Lucia! The rum punch was absolutely fantastic, reason enough to return...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Fantastic dose not say it enough. The food is out of this world there is nothing else quite like it in Norwich. Its not only a taste of the Caribbean the atmosphere smells and location took me back to holidays far far away. You have you try for yourself nothing i say can here an get the point across.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2/3 Orford Yard | Red Lion Street, Norwich NR1 3TB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 764441

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23 - 30
  • Cuisine: French, Caribbean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

Grade 2 listed building, in the centre of Norwich City Centre. Nestled in Orford Yard Red Lion Street near Loose;s kitchen shop.opposite Deberhams Store.
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?